Rockschool Classics Guitar Grades 6-8
The Rockschool Classics Guitar Grades 6-8 Compendium book presents six of the world's iconic rock tracks. From Metallica to Queens of the Stone Age, learn all the technique you'll need to play them in your exam, using the supplied audio, backing tracks and Fact Files.
Key Features at Grades 6-8
We have published 2 versions of this edition; one version is more USA centric with some American English terms and background information referring billboard chart success rather than the UK charts. Please note that both versions of the book have everything you need for an exam and are both valid editions for when you enter for the assessment.
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Guitar Grades 6-8 Compendium features:
Rockschool Classics Guitar Grades 6-8 Compendium repertoire:
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No One Knows-(audio)- The backing track has been updated, and is available to download in book audio zip file(Updated 18th July 2022)
- We Were Born To Be Loved (audio)
- Backing track has been updated, and is available to download in book audio zip file
- Pages 39-46
Holier Than Thou- in your edition of the book is 104 bars long, bar 46 needs to be removed/ignored – cross out and renumber the bars that follow. The bar numbers quoted in the remainder of this report assumes this renumbering has been done.
Bar 65 (1st bar of Section D)
Tablature removed from below the (tied to) notes on the first eighth-note of beat 4.
The three G graces notes (beats 1, 2 and 4) have been moved up a tone to A (14th fret of the 3rd string).
Bars 71 & 72
These bars have been updated with new content. See updated PDF available in book download. (Updated 24 Sep 2020)
- Pages 5-10
You Shook Me All Night Long- Bar 19: Tablature removed from beat 1 and ties added before the chord to show it is tied from the final chord in bar 16.
Bar 26: The last chord in the bar is now tied to the first chord in the following bar.
Bar 29: Tablature removed from beat 1 and ties added before the chord to show it is tied from the final chord in bar 26.
Bar 29: Chord name on beat 4 & changed to Dsus4
Bar 35: The PM indication now ends on the first eighth-note of beat 4.
Bar 39: Repick indication added to the first eight-note of beat 2 (Updated 14 July 2020)
- Pages 25-30
Rope- The guitar part in bar 35 has been changed and now matches the part played in bar 37. (Updated 14 July 2020)
- Pages 39–46
Holier Than Thou- Bar 46 has been removed. (bar numbers for the other corrections in this report refer to their position before removal of this bar. If bar 46 in the copy you are reviewing contains the same content as bar 45 then all the edits in this report have been made to it). Newer issues of the book have had the Walkthrough on page 46 updated to reflect these changes.
Bar 66 Tablature removed from the tied notes in beat 4.
Bar 72/73 These bars have been updated with new content. (Updated 14 July 2020)
- Pages 39–46
Holier Than Thou- The graces notes in bar 68 (p.43) have been moved up a tone to A on the 14th fret of the 3rd string. (Updated 19 May 2020)